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Housing Confidence Gaining Steam After Nearing Survey Low

61 Percent of Americans Now Believe It’s a Good Time to Buy a Home WASHINGTON, DC – July 7, 2020 – The Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTCQB) Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI) increased 9.0 points in June to 76.5, building further on the prior month’s advance after approaching a survey low in April. Four of the six HPSI components increased…

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US HOUSING MARKET UPDATE | 5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time

With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may be headed for another housing crash like the one we experienced from 2006-2008. The feeling is understandable. Ali Wolf, Director of Economic Research at the real estate consulting firm Meyers Research, addressed this point in a recent interview: “With…

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eXp Realty Launches New Home-buying and Selling Instant Offer Platform

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Oct. 3, 2019 — eXp Realty, The Real Estate Cloud Brokerage and a subsidiary of eXp World Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPI), today launched Express Offers, its new home-buying and selling platform for U.S. eXp Realty agents and their clients. Express Offers allows eXp Realty agents to submit homes on behalf of their clients…

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How Consumers Will Benefit From Latest Fed Rate Cut

The Federal Reserve lowered its benchmark interest rate by another quarter of a percentage point on Wednesday to a range of 1.75% to 2%, citing concerns over a global economic slowdown. Mortgage rates aren’t directly tied to the Fed’s interest rate, but they do tend to be influenced by them. Following its meeting, the Fed signalled…

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